- Spain / UK
- 97 min
- Directed by: Jonathan Cenzual Burley
- Cast: Miguel Martin, Alfonso Mendiguchia, Juan Luis Sara, Maribel Iglesias.
Anselmo (Martin) is a modest 55-year-old shepherd who is content with his bare-bones life, until a couple of property developers try to buy his land. Things then snowball. Writer/director Burley skilfully sets a slow pace and the performances are exquisitely judged.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
The Shepherd29 May 2017
Superbly performed, appealingly pertinent Spanish drama from Jonathan Cenzual Burley
Initially coming off like a bucolic David vs Goliath parable – stubborn bumpkin defies money-minded developers to keep his unremarkable patch of land – this Spanish drama / thriller gathers a gradual head of steam until its atmosphere is more…
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